Winter Brahmataal Trek

Brahmatal Trek in Uttarakhand is a captivating adventure for beginners, featuring snow-covered landscapes, two alpine lakes, and majestic Himalayan peaks. Winter offers a magical, picturesque experience.

Max Altitude

12250 ft


6 days

Difficulty Level


Total Distance

26 KM

Suitable for

10+ Years Old People

Experience Level

First Timers may apply

Fitness Level

Covers 5 kms distance in 50 mins without any stress


Package from and to



Uttarakhand / India

Base Camp


Rail Head



Jolly Grant Airport

Trail type

Round trail starting and ending at Lohajund

Best Season

Winter - November to February

Snow Period

December to March


Veg + Egg

Accomodation type

Guest House + Camping

Package Price

₹ 10000/person

Available Batches
Currently no batch is available.

Winter Brahmataal Trek

Brahmataal Trek in Uttarakhand is one of the most popular treks in India. A perfect blend of adventure and scenic beauty, this trek should not be missed. It is an ideal trek for beginners who dares to trek on the snow covered routes and bear minus temperature colds. From shadowy forest to vast meadows to snow covered lake side camps, this trek is a gem for all.

The magnificent lake stands at towering altitude of 12000 feet with Mt. Trishul and Mt. NandaGhunti as backdrop. Sighting an alpine lake in dense forest is a rare sight, still this trek holds such 2 beautiful alpine lakes Brahmataal and Bekaltaal. A perfect trek in winter, you will experience blanket of snow under pine forests with mighty Himalayan peaks towering at the backdrops.

The temperature here in this trek in winter hovers between 5-15 degree during day time and drops till -10 degree during night. Though this trek is an easy to moderate grade trek which means there will be few patches of steep climb with longer duration than an easy trek. Our expert treak leading team will ensure your comforatble trek with utmost safety and precaution.


We shall pick you up from Kathgodam Railway station at 8 am. Kathgodam to Lohajung by shared sumo/bolero vehicle. 200 kms approx. 8-10 hrs journey.

Lohajung is a beautiful small village located in Kumaon region of Himalayas and you can witness beautiful sunsel over Mt. nanda ghunti from here. Locals beleive that Goddess Parvati had a war (Jung in Hindi) here with Demon ‘Lohasur” here, hence the name Lohajung.

Nightstay at a guesthouse.

Lohajung (7600 ft) to Gujreni (9200ft) (5 kms – 4 hours)

Today we start our trek from Lohajung village. After a healthy and scrumptous breakfast we walk through villages and forest trails to reach our next campsite. After mandoli village keep ascending highet to witness confluence of kali and Pindari rivers.  You are now in the beautiful Kali valley. The next part of trails passes through thick Rhododendron and Oak forest. Our campsite at Gujreni will be covered between thick forest beside Gujreni stream. The campsite is a great sport for bird watching.

Overnight stay in tents.

Gujreni (9200 ft) to Brahmataal (10500 ft) via Jhandi top 911150 ft) (5 kms – 4 hours )

As we leave our campsite, you will walk through the pine and oak forest. After a while you will climb to the ridge on the left side and walk on it. Shortly you will notice the mesmerazing valley below it and the beautiful Bekal Taal. Oak forest will be taking over from here and a maginificent panaroma of Mt. trishul and Mt. nanda Ghunti along with their surrounding peaks will awestruck you.You can see the entire strech of Ali Bedini Bugiyal from here. Here lies the Tilandi campsite. After taking a rest, we walk forward towards Jhandi Top following a ridge walk. Jhandi top enfolds you the great beauty of Kumaon and garhwal Himalayas and enable you to see the entire Roopkund trail from here. Enjoy the beautiful view from here and proceed towards Brahmataal. The Brahmataal campsite at 12000 ft lies 500 meters aways from the lake.Dont miss the chance of a mesmerizing golden sunset from the campsite to witness the glory of the Himalayas.

Over night stay in tents.

Brahmataal to Brahmataal top (12500 ft) and back to Brahmataal ( 6 kms – 5 hours )

Today we take a summit march towards Brahmataal top. Beyond the lake the trail ascends moderately and envelops into a ridge. You will notice Brahmataal lake retiring in the valley below you as you steadily gain altitude. The first redge is a strech of gentle ascent that leads you to the final ridge climb.The final ridge eventually open up to Brahmataal summit top which hows you breathtaking spectacular view of Mt. Trishul, Mt. nanda ghunti, Mt. Kamet, Mt. Choukhamba and Mt. Neelkanth. Many adjoining eaks accompany them to mesmerize you. Spend some time hereat the top immersing in the expeerience before heading back to the campsite.

Over night stay at Tents.

Brahmataal to Lohajung (10 kms – 8 hours)

This is our last day of trek. We get to the Jhandi top ahead to directly descend down to Lohajung village. Further on the trail again the dense oak forest hugs you follwed by the Rhodos. Soon after you will be back on the main trail to Lohajung.

Over night stay at guesthouse.

Lohajung to Kathgodam drive ( 200 kms – 8/9 hours )

Today we embark on our return journey with a mind full of memories to cherish forever. The driveway will also give you scenic path bypassing the famous Nainital and Bhimtal.

You will reach Kathgodam by 6 pm. You can plan your onward journey after 7 pm.

Inclusions in the package

*Kathgodam to Lohajung and Lohajung to Kathgodam transportation in a shared Bolero/Sumo or similar kind of vehicle
* Guest House stay at Lohajung on sharing basis (3/4 person sharing in a room)
* All meals from Day 1 night till Day 6 Breakfast ( veg + egg). Meals during trek ( Breakfast, Lunch, Evening snacks, Dinner ).
* Stay during trek on twin sharing basis in good quality tents
* Tent, Sleeping bag, Mattress, Kitchen tent, Dining Tent, Toilet tent, Kitchen utensils and kitchen equipments
* Gaiter, Microspikes if required
* Mules / Porters to carry central luggage
* Medical kit for common health issues
* All necessary permits and entry fees
* Experienced trek leader and guide

Excluded from the package

* Transportation to and from Rishikesh
* All meals during transit
* Any personal or group insurance
* Personal Backpack offloading charges ( INR 1200/Bag – your bag should not weigh more than 10 kgs )
* Additional accommodation and food expenses if trek gets delayed due to weather, health or any other reason.
* Expenses for evacuation and rescue operations due to natural calamity, mishaps, injury or any health issues.
* Tips for guide and kitchen staff.
*Anything that is NOT mentioned under Inclusions

Payment, cancellation & refund policy
Payment Policy 
50% advance during booking time & balance on or before 15 days to trek start date.
 Cancellations and refund policy
1. Cancellations prior to 30 days from the trek start date : 100% money refund
2. Cancellations prior to 15 days from the trek start date : 70% money refund or 100% voucher refund for any of our treks till one year
3. Cancellations prior to 7 days from the trek start date : No cash refund. Transfer your trek (same trek, same batch) to your friend or 100% voucher refund for any of our treks till one year
4. Cancellation within less than 7 days from trek start date, no cash refund or voucher refund.
**In case due to any unforeseen circumstances, if our company cancels the trek before starting, we would refund you your full cash paid amount.
Health Awareness
  • Pulse rate at rest must be in between (60 to 90 beats per minute)
  • Blood Pressure Reading must be in between (DIASTOLIC 75 – 85, SYSTOLIC 100 – 130 mm Hg)
  • Respiratory rate at rest must be in between (12 to 20 breaths per minute)
  • Should not have Liver and kidney issues
  • Should not have Diabetes Mellitus, Bronchial Asthma, Epilepsy, Heart problems, Hypertension etc
  • No pacemaker implant
  • People with the Sinus issues please contact to trek coordinator before booking the trek
  • If your BMI is not normal, Please contact our Trek coordinator before Trek booking.
Please Note
  • Junior trekkers (below 15 years) should have a company of parent/guardian.
  • Trekkers between 15 to 18 years can come solo with the disclaimer form signed by parent/guardian.
  • Medical & Disclaimer Form (Mandatory Documents)
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  • If your BMI is normal, you can plan your fitness regime as mentioned.
  • If your BMI is not normal, consult your trusted physician before you plan your fitness regime.
  • If you’re suffering from any chronic illnesses consult a medical practitioner.
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